Contraceptives

Unsafe by any name

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Carla Marcelis
Mira Shiva
Edition: 
Vol 7, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1986
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses how the marketing of controversial drugs in developing countries demonstrates the power and priorities of the pharmaceutical industry. Example highlighted: Estrogen-Progesterone combination drugs. 

Long-acting and permanent methods: addressing unmet need for family planning in Africa

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English
Translated Title: 
Méthodes permanentes et à longue durée d'action : Afrique : combler le besoin insatisfait en planification familiale
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
Family Health International
Publication Date: 
2007
Publication Place: 
North Carolina, USA

A set of eight advocacy briefs on the benefits of long-acting and permanent methods (LAPMs) of contraception and the rationale for introducing or revitalizing them within national reproductive health and family planning programs. Intends to inform policy-makers, program managers, and donors committed to evidence-based policies and programs that respond to people's changing reproductive needs. Seeks also to provide diverse stakeholders with ideas on how to improve and expand LAPM provision within their communities.

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Available online.
Notes: 
Contains bibliographical references.

Reflections on Depo Provera: Contributions to Improving Drug Regulation in Canada

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Protection (WHP)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Laura Shea
Women and Health Protection
Publisher: 
Women and Health Protection
Publication Date: 
October 2007
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines the ongoing story of Depo Provera, including: its regulatory history; how it has been and continues to be used, and; what is known about its safety profile.

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Contact their office to order a copy
ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 9780978310424
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